Remember when other countries used to point at the U.S. and laugh because Americans are so fat? Well, they're not laughing now: According to a global report, obesity is now a bigger problem than hunger (no pun intended). And while Americans are sitting here trying acai berry enemas and grabbing up whatever metabolism-boosting overalls QVC vomits at us, the rest of the world is tackling the problem in much more proactive ways, like ...
3Taiwan Has Created a Wi-Fi Tooth to Stop Binge Eating
In what has to be the saddest possible way to become a cyborg, researchers over at the National Taiwan University have created a Wi-Fi-enabled chip to jam into people's teeth that detects when they're binge eating and rats them out to their doctor. The chip is so advanced that it can tell the difference between "just talking" and "stuffing your face with beef jerky for a whole hour."
National Taiwan University
"I see that you were also crying the whole time, Mr. Soong."